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Greek poet who is said to have originated Greek tragedy (sixth century BC) introduced first actor/dialogue
(Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death
added third actor; chorus to 15; intro painted scenery; made each play of trilogy separate in nature
reduced particpation of chorus on miain action; heavily relied on prologues and deus ex machina endings
in ancient greek, a building behind the playing area that was originally a hut in which actors changes masks/costumes.
the answerer; playing roles; actor dramatist originally the same; never more than three (a. protagonist b. deuteragonist c. tritagonist); male play females too
flowing robes(color symbolically); large masks(of cork and wood and linen;identified age and gender and emotion;exaggerated features large eyes open mouth); high boots
sets mood and expresses theme; adds beauty through song and dance; gives background info; divides action and offers reflections on events; questions advises expresses opinion usually through chorus leader
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